WATCH: Tanker Maneuvering Into Port in Perfect Aerial Time-Lapse Check out this perfect aerial time-lapse of UK-flagged tanker Galway Fisher entering the Port of Galway, located on the central west coast of Ireland in Galway City. The port is currently proposing a major multi-million Euro redevelopment plan that would widen and deepen the entry channel and create 660 meters of new quay with … [Read more...]

Irish Navy to Begin Commercializing Fuel Saving Kite Technology

The Irish Naval Service is looking to begin commercializing its kite sail technology, which will help to reduce bunker costs and aid in navigation and security surveillance, the organization announced this week. A demonstration was reportedly given to Alex White, Irish Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources earlier this week. "This kite technology … [Read more...]

Animal Feed Cargo Catches Fire in Ireland

Emergency response crew were called Tuesday to Warrenpoint Harbour in Ireland to attend fire reported in the cargo hold of a Gibraltar-flagged cargo ship. The Warrenpoint Harbour Authority Port Control said it was contacted by the Captain of the MV Cimbris at approximately 8:30 a.m. reporting that the ship's animal feed cargo was overheating within the cargo hold. Several … [Read more...]

Stena Line Ferry Breaks Moorings in Belfast With Passengers On Board

Strong winds generated by the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo in the North Atlantic caused a Stena Line ferry to break free from its moorings in Ireland with stranded passengers onboard. According to reports, high winds set the Stena Superfast VIII ferry adrift Tuesday in Northern Ireland's Belfast Harbor with 18 passengers and 55 crew onboard. Tugs were deployed to … [Read more...]

Man Arrested in Ireland for Stabbing Fellow Crewmember Aboard Cargo Ship

A crewmember of a Liberian-flagged cargo ship has been arrested in Ireland for stabbing another crewmember during a altercation onboard the ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The Captain of the MV Afric Star notified authorities in the U.K. on September 18th that one of his crew was seriously injured after being stabbed by another crewmember while sailing approximately 200 miles … [Read more...]